On Friday, Sep. 8, the K-1 Japan group returned to the famed Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan, for Krush.80.

In the evening’s main event, Taito Gunji put on a dominant performance to win the vacant 53-kilogram title against Ryusei. Taito has now won four of his past five fights with stoppage victories in two of those outings.

Elsewhere on the card, former K-1 World GP champion Koya Urabe stopped ISKA champion Yannick Reine’s nine-fight winning streak, and the women’s 45-kilogram tournament kicked off with Emi Matsushita and Comachi moving into the final with victories over Koto Hiraoka and “443 Yoshimi,” respectively.


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The event aired live on Ameba TV and GAORA (Japan).

FULL RESULTS
Taito Gunji def. Ryusei by unanimous decision (30-24 x3) – 53-kilogram title
Koya Urabe def. Yannick Reine by unanimous decision (30-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Yutaro Yamauchi def. Kotetsu by majority decision (30-29, 29-29, 30-29)
Emi Matsushita def. Koto Hiraoka by unanimous decision (30-28 x3) -women’s 45-kilogram championship tournament
Comachi def. “443 Yoshimi” by split decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-30) -women’s 45-kilogram championship tournament
Takumi Tosaka def. Yuya Suzuki by knockout (flying knee). Round 1, 2:30
Yuzuki Satomi def. Takeshi Watanabe by knockout. Round 3, 2:31
Hayato Suzuki def. Masanobu by unanimous decision (30-29, 29-28, 30-29)
Yuki Takeuchi def. Kazuki Yamashita by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-28)
Syuji Kawarada def. Koji Suzuki by knockout. Round 1, 2:25
Kazuki def. Takuma Kawaguchi by majority decision (30-29, 30-29, 29-29)